Who we are
The Evidence Bank is managed by Children in Scotland Ltd.
Our registered address is:
9 Haymarket Terrace,
Edinburgh EH12 5EZ.
Tel – 0131 313 2322.
Our commitments to you:
- We will keep your data safe and secure
- When you provide us with any of your personal data, we will tell you what our legal basis for holding it is
- We will process your data fairly and in a transparent fashion
- We will tell you why we are collecting your data, and the specified explicit reason for collection of your data
- We will tell you the length of time that we intend to hold your data for
- We will provide you with details of your rights under the relevant data protection legislation
Your data, your rights
Under data protection legislation you have rights about the way Children in Scotland handles and uses your data.
The GDPR provides you with the following rights:
- The right to be informed
- The right of access
- The right to rectification
- The right to erasure
- The right to restrict processing
- The right to data portability
- The right to object
- Rights in relation to automated decision making and profiling.
You can exercise these rights by contacting us at the above address, or by telephone or e-mail.
As a registered Evidence Bank member, You also have to the option to delete your user account and data in your Account and request Children in Scotland erase all data. https://evidencebank.org.uk/account/account-deletion/
You also have the right to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office, (www.ico.org.uk). They are the body responsible for making sure organisations handle your data lawfully.
Who we share your data with
We may share your data with our sub-processors, these are Do Good Advertising (web development), SiteGround (hosting provider), Google (who provide email and our analytics), Microsoft (who provide our email service) and CMYK (our IT provider). Data is only shared with these companies for the purpose of operating and delivering these services. We may also share information with our funders for the purpose of consultation or statistical analysis.
How we protect your data
Children in Scotland maintains a high standard of physical and network security. These security measures have been designed to protect paper and/or electronic forms of storage that hold your personal data.
Your personal data is subject to rigorous safeguards which ensure that it isn’t accessed or disclosed inappropriately.
Cookies are files sent by web servers to web browsers, and stored by the web browsers.
The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables a web server to identify and track web browsers.
There are two main kinds of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, whereas persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until deleted, or until they reach their expiry date.
Here’s an example of how cookies can be very useful: We have a cookie called ‘ContrastCookie’ to remember your choice if you’ve selected to view the site in high contrast mode. This cookie is deleted from your computer as you leave the site.
Children in Scotland uses Google Analytics to analyse the use of this website. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information about website use by means of cookies, which are stored on users’ computers. The information generated relating to our website is used to create reports about the use of the website.